Posted Date : 29 Jan 08
In a survey conducted after the 2007 Moscow International MICE Forum, MICE business in Russia is set to increase by 200 per cent this year. The busiest time is from Aprilto October with 68 per cent of events taking place within this period. The peak month is in February.
The largest sector of the industry is conferences with more than 29 per cent, incentive tours 16 per cent and seminars
abroad 11 per cent. The MICE market in Russia is expanding fast and the survey indicated a growing interest amongst Russian business of arranging meetings abroad and attending international conferences.
This year, the Moscow International MICE Forum will be held on March 18 at the T Modul Exhibition Centre in Moscow. Specialists looking for MICE business in Russia can expect to meet selected Russian corporate buyers, leading Russian MICE specialists, travel companies specialising in corporate and business travel and several business leaders.
The Forum today has established itself as a leading MICE event in Russia with interests from all over the world. The popularity of this event has grown over the years and this marks its fourth year. It has created a unique environment where there is opportunity for new businesses, contracts and the chance to interact with some high level professionals
in the conventions and exhibition industry in Russia.
It is expected that besides participants from Russian speaking countries, buyers and suppliers from Western Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia will also attend the one day event.
Facts on Russia
- Russia is a land of more than 17 million square kilometers which covers much of Northern Asia and some Western Europe.
- The country is bordered by the Arctic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean.
- It has the largest river in Europe which is the Volga.
- The Caspian Sea is the world’s largest lake.
- The world’s deepest freshwater lake, the Baikal.
- Europe’s highest peak, the Mount Elbrus.